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2012-03-21 15:15:47

Research by Columbia Business School's Modupe Akinola, Assistant Professor, Management, and Wendy Berry Mendes, Associate Professor, Sarlo/Ekman Endowed Chair of Emotion, University of California San Francisco in Behavioral Neuroscience examines how increases in cortisol, brought on by an acute social stressor, can influence threat-related decision making.

2012-03-08 06:13:02

Cushing’s disease is a rare disorder of chronic hypercortisolism due to a corticotropin-secreting pituitary adenoma. Despite high remission, surgery has been the best option to treat it. Now doctors are shedding light on a new way to target the disease.

2012-01-26 12:59:58

‘Stand by me’ is a common refrain when it comes to friendship but new research from Concordia University proves that the concept goes beyond pop music: keeping friends close has real physiological and psychological benefits.

2011-12-22 06:21:49

Inhaled glucocorticoids used to treat asthma during pregnancy isn’t associated with an increased risk of most disease in offspring, but it could cause endocrine and metabolic disturbances, according to this study.

2011-12-16 12:58:51

Inhaled glucocorticoids for the treatment of asthma during pregnancy are not associated with an increased risk of most diseases in offspring, but may be a risk factor for endocrine and metabolic disturbances.

2011-12-16 12:45:31

Doctors in Manchester spotted a rare condition in a football fan after hearing about her unusual symptoms while watching her team Manchester United play.

2011-12-12 22:02:49

Participation in horticultural activities can improve confidence and social skills, cultivate a positive attitude, and rejuvenate the mind and body.

2011-10-26 13:00:42

Social rejection can cause stress in preschoolers, adolescents, and adults.

2011-10-26 12:54:59

Stress in the lives of poor children is one cause of the early achievement gap in which children from low-income homes start school behind their more advantaged classmates.

2011-10-26 05:29:45

Social rejection causes stress in everyone from preschoolers to adults, but what happens in middle childhood? During this time friendships are key, and these friendships serve as a buffer against the negative effects of classmates’ rejections.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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